To ease the intensity of the competition, the Ministry of Education MOE suggests diversifying criteria for high school admissions. Each class is assigned a homeroom teacher who doubles as counselor. The members of the han study, eat, work, and engage in planned activities together. The majority of students are foreigners: According to a survey, middle school students studied for 30 minutes
In there were 3, students in junior high schools.
MIDDLE SCHOOLS IN JAPAN
The curriculum covers Japanese language, English, social studies, mathematics, science, music, fine arts, industrial arts, homemaking, health, and physical education. Some teachers voluntarily remain after school to tutor them. Various schools are known for their particular uniforms. Each han is assigned to cleaning tasks, and the han in charge of monitoring checks on how other hans clean, and grades them during the daily afternoon homeroom time. The National Commission on Educational Reform suggests that elementary and middle schools require students to complete two weeks of volunteer work. Inthe MOE, concerned with the rising rate of juvenile delinquency, began to deploy school counselors.